The following resources are made available to MPA members as a member benefit. Please use them to help communicate important and useful information to your patients and arm them with information about how pharmacists can help them manage certain conditions and their medication therapy.
In addition, be sure to visit the Patient Safety Resource Center for additional tools to help educate your patients on using medications safely.
As a pharmacist, it's important for you to assist patients with managing therapy for specific disease states. Utilize the materials below to help your patients manage certain conditions. If you specialize in certain conditions and have resources you're able to share, please contact MPA.
Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Pneumococcal Disease (Pneumonia)
As a pharmacist, you may understand the importance of keeping an accurate, up-to-date record of medications; however, it seems that few patients keep a medication list with them. Here are a few talking points that may help you convey the importance of this simple task:
The following tools help patients take their medications appropriately and provide tips to help them discuss concerns with their pharmacist or physician.
Safe Medication Use
Safe Medication Disposal